Archive for the 'Union Pacific' Category

Lorenzo S. Macomber

This week, we are looking at an early pioneer, Union soldier in the civil war, and survivor, Lorenzo S. Macomber.

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George Ambrose Austin

Today’s history looks at the early days of the Union Pacific Railroader and a strong Irish-Catholic who led an amazing career working for the Railroad, George Ambrose Austin.

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McDonald State Bank

Originally published to facebook.com/NorthPlattePL on March 18, 2022. For this week’s Facebook Friday history, we have decided to reprint part of Mary Ann Koch’s article from the North Platte Telegraph, from Sunday, January 15, 1978. The main article is entitled “McDonald State Bank turns 100 years old this year,” and focuses on remembrances of living […]

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Le Dioyt Home at 403 W 6th ST

A two story cement block house at 403 W 6th ST and first owned by Herman Le Dioyt is the subject of this article.

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William S. Dolson

Originally published to Facebook on December 17, 2021. Today’s Facebook Friday North Platte History looks at a railroad pioneer: William S Dolson. William S. Dolson was born in Lansing, Iowa in 1857 to John A and Lucretia (Taylor) Dolson. At age 16, Dolson started his railroad career as a machinist’s helper in Sidney, Nebraska. By […]

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